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ABC
Mar 8, 2011 6:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "world news," america afloat. in 26 states. canoes instead of cars. mired in mud. neighbors rescuing neighbors. a mountain of snow becomes a torrent of water. >>> no excuses. the government warns gas could be $4 by summer. but we ask these gas stations why their jacking up the prices now. >>> punishing kids? 20,000 seek medical attention because of teachers. where do you draw the line on paddlings, on spanking? >>> wild weight loss idea. if you imitate pregnant women, can you really peel off the pounds? >>> and, made in america gets action. will congress now require gift shops like these to sell goods from american workers? >>> good evening. more than half of america's states, 26 in all, are facing flood watches and warnings tonight. in towns from new orleans to new york, there are rivers in the streets. snow melting so fast it's as if two olympic swimming pools were pouring out every single second. and another wet storm is about to arrive. already, canoes are parked in the driveway. cars stalled in the water. and mud is everywhere. and our linsey davis is in wayn
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
, saying god hates america. tonight, a reaction from the member of the church. >> soldiers are tieing for the sins of the nation. you have to put away your sins and mourn for your since. shutting us up wouldn't change that. >> now, they're going to quadruple the next military protest. you've sounded off all day long. here's what some are saying. the decision sungs -- sucks, dan says. >> melissa writes, i agree with freedom of speech, but there should be sensitivity and common sense. debbie says, this is the worst that can be done to anyone who has died. you can leave your comments with us/facebook. coming up tonight, reaction from snider's father. >>> all right, thank you, jamie. forget about using a helmet. today, kids with concussions could get pulled from sports. there's a proposal showing how head injuries are handled and requires kids with symptoms to be cleared. now, all you have to do is go to abc2news.com/concussion. we have a lot of information for you. we have a special page on the issue. >>> new tonight, the internet and billboard campaign to catch the east coast rapist is
CNN
Mar 6, 2011 3:00pm EST
of unions in america. and throughout the world uprisings in north africa and the middle east sending oil prices surging. stephen moore editorial writer joins me now. one issue at a time. >> okay. >> when these protests in state capitols subside, will unions, which have been weakened over the last 30 years in america, will they come out stronger or weaker? >> well, i don't view this as an assault against the unions but i do think this is a really important fight for the future of finances of state and local governments across the country. one of the things i try to tell viewers is this isn't just about wisconsin. what's happening in madison. this is about what is likely to happen in many, many states if they don't get their public pensions and their public health care under control. and so i think the stakes are really high here, ali. i think in the end that these legislators are going to do the right thing. >> sorry, do the right thing, do the right thing, you mean go ahead with these plans that some people call union busting? >> look. i think the most important thing is you've got to ge
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 3:00am EST
? that if america waited, something like iraq, a similar thing would have happened there and you would have avoided the bloodshed and the controversy which reading your fascinating book, you know it's stained many reputations. iraq in particular. when you see tunisia, egypt, libya, do you not wish you'd wade perhaps? >> i think quite the contrary iraq. he's a man who killed hundred of thousands of his own people. the burial grounds are just filled with mass graves. the chances of a popular revolt overthrowing the saddam hussein regime, i think, is very modest. he is -- was a vicious dictator, and i think he would have put it down viciously. now what you're seeing in other places is something quite different. the other hand, what you do have mixed emotions in this sense, you think of the cedar revolution in lebanon and who's in charge there, hezbollah, a terrorist organization, that is not representative of the major fraction of the population. you worry in these other countries, who knows what's going to happen in libya if in fact gadhafi is thrown out. who knows what's going to happen in egypt? >>
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
to pay the piper is upon us, any clarity as to what implications are of america choosing the side of freedom fighters as the march toward revolution gets closer and closer to places like bahrain and saudi arabia who have to be wondering themselves if it gets hot on the streets in those countries, which side america, who is their strongest ally, is on. >> we're in a chess game right now. and five chess games. we have to consider the end game and each one is different. this is the reason the arab league you have seen initially support us and now back off. the truth is that arab league is more worried about internal control of their own countries and they could care less about democracy. i think that's one of the issues we'll have to face here head-on. when we talk about yemen, we talk about a situation where we've been very close to that government and a real threat there so we have to handle that with full regard to the fact that al qaeda is very active there. the saudis have been an ally. at times have been on both sides of the fence. the evidence has shown. and we've got to deal
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm PDT
. much more of christiane's interview with gadhafi's son tomorrow on good morning america. >>> and the latest on the nuclear nightmare unfolding in japan where they've gone to extreme measures to avoid a meltdown. is it too late to stop the worst? [ male announcer ] ten people are going to win the chevrolet, buick, gmc or cadillac of their choice. push your onstar button and you could be one of them. even if you're not an onstar customer. ♪ just push your blue button and tell the advisor you want to enter the onstar push on sweepstakes. ♪ but do it soon. no purchase necessary. see rules at onstar.com to enter without a blue onstar button. ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have anallergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. .you can't pause life. to get your best night's sleep every night. why not talk to someone who's sleeping on the most highly recommended bed in america. ask me about my tempur-pedic. ask me how fast i fall asleep. tempur-pedic owners ar
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 3:00am EDT
. >> we can repeal obamacare. >> the president talks about libya and his trip to south america. >> the president's doctrine, he is not an ideological guy. >> he's been judging diplomater efforts on this trip. >> we are supporting a democratic revolution there. >> they've got a political problem. >> today it looks like a war, sound like a war, people are dying, and it's costing an awful lot of money. isn't that a war? >> america, at "not war." >> we will continue to provide details to the american people. >> you don't even seem to think enough of us to lie to us. >> the administration is defending its biggest victory on its first anniversary. >> fdr went so far as to call it a fundamental right for all americans. >> in short, we'll do whatever we can to ensure that obamacare is never fully implemented. >> one year ago today. >> health insurance reform because law in america. >> took a long time. >> congressman anthony weiner joins us. while some republicans were attacking the president on libya and the healthcare bill, two from minnesota went to iowa. if i find my way to minneso
MSNBC
Mar 19, 2011 11:00am EDT
. they think that would send a long term message that could take years to fix. >> south america is so important. >> everything about this trip has to do with trade and economics. you're going hear the president try to talk about jobs as much as anything. strengthening this relationship with brazil and chile in particular is one of the focal points here. all of the run up has been up to how america can increase its exports to the rest of latin america. so that's the focus. the president clearly is having to multitask here. >> from the president on libya. >>> and what's the reaction right now? what have you seen or heard of anything in terms of aircraft. >> planes are flying way up there. they will be flying, taking information, and gathering information on a lot of different provinces across the country. they're looking at clusters of war planes, if you will. and they are also looking at communications. revoke us immediately to come to the next press conference. this is where gadhafi's headquarters is. he didn't want to wait for the end of the warning to react. and that tells us that finally, pe
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 4:00pm EST
. that means that governors like wisconsin's scott walker are targeting america's teacher, firefighters, judges and cops. mr. walker unveils his plan to close a $3.6 billion deficit. bear this mind, all of this while washington continues stunningly along with the u.s. media, i might add, to turn a blind eye to mounting evidence of recklessness and outright fraud on wall street. that fraud, the one responsible for the massive spike in unemployment, the massive decline in the value of u.s. housing, you add those two things together, that's what they call revenue in the government. your tax revenue is driven by the value of your housing stock and the level of economic activity employment in your state and in your country. so shame on all of us to indulge a system that would torpedo the foundation of american finance, housing and unemployment. let those who cause the problem off scot-free and then try and take it out on the teachers. the man who helped to uncover so much of this evidence is on this very program yesterday afternoon. >> all over this country $11 trillion of wealth wiped out. 27 milli
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm PST
of the problems with the rails and they work tirelessly to keep the trains running. >>> bank of america called them intermittent service disruptions. but for online banking customers a computer gift today created a big headache -- a computer glitch today created a big headache. mike sugerman reports. >> reporter: halleluia, the website is back up and running within the last couple of minutes. bank of america's online banking site is running. for the better part two of days it wasn't. i didn't get any confirmation from bank of america but i'm a customer and i can get online now like millions of others can in california. you know, you really don't understand how much you use this thing and how much you depend on it until it goes down. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: using the bank used to be hard. >> the bank offers us many services... and like mr. frank adams, most of us use the bank. >> reporter: mr. frank adams didn't have online banking then. nor would he have had it today. >> online banking right now currently down. they are experiencing some technical difficulties with the service. it should be
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 4:00pm EST
rate in nearly two years. those remarks come in a speech on one of america's most daunting problems, our underperforming schools, the event held at the senior high school, what the president will out the as a comeback story, that school one of the hundreds of low-performing schools receiving federal money to turn things around. the most interesting twist here is that former florida governor, jeb bush, is joining the president here today. does that mean no jeb in 2012? with us for prix and prospeech comments are john highland, national political columnist with new york magazine and msnbc contributor dave weigel. jeb bush, arm in arm with barack obama after saying some harsh things in the past when obama is taking shots at his brother. what do you make of that? >> it's interesting the education reform is one of those issues that to some extent is come to transcend the normal partisan divisions that keep people from being on stage together normally. so you see people -- joan kline, the former school chancellor here was a big fan of jeb bush's. jeb bush is a big fan of arnie duncan's. s
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 2:05am PDT
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ABC
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
>>> making news in america this morning. >> closing in on gadhafi. missiles target the libyan leader's compound overnight. u.s. firepower on display. but for how much longer? >>> radiation risk. spreading now to food and water. but at the devastated plant, some improvements to report today. >>> and the megamerger, set to affect millions of cell phone users. what would an at&t takeover of t-mobile mean for your monthly bill? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us today. the u.s.-led coalition is not quite ready to say mission accomplished this morning, even after a weekend of pounding attacks that virtually crippled libya's defenses. >> allied leaders insist gadhafi is not the target of the assault. but a cruise missile did plow into a buildening on his residential compound. >> after that all, what is next? emily schmidt joins us with the latest. good morning, emily. >> reporter: good morning to you. u.s. war planes led most of the assault on libya over the weekend, including 90 tons of bombs dropped by b-2 bombers that were flown in from missouri. but the pen
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
cutting short his tour of latin america amid criticism of his leadership on libya and now heading back to washington two hours earlier than planned and holding a conference call with his national security team before departing. speaking in el salvador yesterday, obama pushed back against criticism of the high cost of war which some analystings predict could cost the western coalition more than $1 billion if the operation drags on for more than a couple of months. >> we will continue to provide details to the american people about the costs of this operation. but because it is limited in time, scope, with a well-defined mission, we are confident that this is something we can budget as part of our overall operations. events happen around the world in which the united states with our unique capabilities has to respond. as the leader in the world community. in benghazi, city of 700,000 people, you had the prospect of gadhafi's forces carrying out his orders to show no mercy. for us to be able to structure something where we bring our unique capabilities to bear, to fulfill a mission that i
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's wednesday, march 2nd. and there's more news overnight from charlie sheen. his kids taken away from his home last night, after his soon-to-be ex-wife gets a restraining order against him. we have his response this morning. >>> as colonel gadhafi appears again this morning, the turmoil in libya causes the american economy to slide. as oil prices spike, sending stocks plummeting and gas prices soaring. what it means for your wallet. >>> mistreating mickey rooney. the shocking abuse he said he suffered from his own family member. his public plea today. >>> designer disgrace. the swift fall of one of the most famous and controversial designers, now booted from christian dior, after a drunken rant, praising hitler, all caught on tape. >>> hello, everyone. let's get right to it. a dramatic night at charlie sheen's house. conflicting reports about his custody battle. he has two girls with denise richards. and twin boys with brooke mueller. >> abc news confirms that his twin boys were taken from sheen's
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm EDT
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ABC
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am EDT
, barbara will share more of her memories on "good morning america." one of taylor's seven ex-husbands, former senator john warner, will remember her as a woman whose heart and soul were as beautiful as her classic face. >>> also, debbie reynolds also had kind words for taylor. the two patched up their friendship, after taylor stole eddie fisher from reynolds. >> of course, we had a bumpy ride there for a little while when she sought company of my husband permanently, which was an unusual occurrence. and we were past through that. through the years, we remained friends. i spoke with elizabeth about two to three weeks ago. she said it was really tough. and she was not happy with the way things were going. but that she was doing the best she could. and she said, old age is not for sissies, which we all know is true. >> pretty amazing, those two able to maintain that friendship after all that. we will hear from debbie reynolds on "good morning america," as well. >> plus, the husbands, the jewels and the legacy of this legendary icon, elizabeth taylor. >>> well, singer, chris brow
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
countries. the united states of america is different. and as president, i refuse to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> susan page, on this question there seemed to be a little bit of conflict in the speech. on one hand the president said libya was a special case. on the other hand he made this a little broader statement which gave you a hint at what the obama doctrine was in a case like that. >> well, the obama doctrine seems to be if there's a big humanitarian crisis leemg and we can help, we will exactly a cle, bright, primary color kind of doct nuances. supporters would say nuance is a good thing in a complicated world. but i think you could read that entire speech and not be clear on exactly the circumstances which would command u.s. military response and those that would not. i think that's a fair criticism of the speech. >> yeah, chuck. i think, you know what, it wasn't so much a doctrine as a statement of process for deciding things. it was very legalistic. >> in fact it was not a process. it was not a big picture speech, it was a small. >>
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2011 12:00am EST
for america. i said what america doob to be for? the socialist america? they have come to madison. that's a fact. you have the socialists and the communists. >> card carrying. joe the plumber is still around in wisconsin this weekend as a featured speaker on a coke brothers sponsored counter protest, prorepublican bus tour to try to make it seem like the tens of thousands of people on the streets of mad and rallying over the state against the republican union strip suggest one side. there is another protest too. it is a protest made up of buses paid for by the coke brothers and hired talent like the plumber. there was the bloody red hand print, hands off by health care from the health reform debate. that was the same funded group that did the wisconsin buses and the november is coming bus tour that being a coke brothers group launched. the bus tour instant fake movement thing is becoming a robust cottage industry for some corporations they like to make it look like there were humans on their side. they pay to make that impression. you get a rally for the oil industry. remember this one?
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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ABC
Mar 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. i'm dan harris. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's saturday, march 26th. this morning, nuclear apology. japanese officials issue an extraordinary and rare public apology to workers who are exposed to massive amounts of radiation. were they deliberately misled? and what about new reports of a huge crack in one of the reactors. >>> food fears. you find it in so many foods that children eat. why the government says it could be making more kids hyperactive. >>> facebook taking over. one are the seven words no person wants to hear? your father just friended me on facebook. we'll tell you why that's more likely to happen than ever. >>> and swimming with sharks. this is one of those what was he thinking moments. incredible video of a man who is not afraid to get up close and personal with the king of the ocean. >>> that guy did what any ration beachgoer would do. he would get out of the water with the shark. >> a nonpredatory shark. but that's a big risk to take. >> i would be doing that move when you crawl up under your beach blanket and hide. >> mommy? >> exac
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> making news in america this morning. >> breaking news from tokyo, don't drink the water. that's the order for millions as radiation levels spike. >>> mission accomplished? u.s. strikes on libya would soon be over. but overnight, gadhafi says he will win. >>> and powerful, spring storms spawn tornados in the heartland, as a system now targets the northeast. >>> good morning. we begin this morning with some breaking news out of tokyo, japan. that city of about 7 million people has a new concern about radiation right now. >> and it's flowing out of every tap. new tests on tokyo's water have found it to be two times above the limit for radioactive iodine considered safe for infants. parents are now being told to keep it away from youngsters. but the level of iodine is said to pose no immediate health risk to adults. >> and broccoli was added to the list of vegetables taken from around the nuclear plant. the fda has halted all imports from that region. we'll have more coming up. >>> meanwhile, there is word of evacuation of the workers from the fukushima nuclear plant. that evacuat
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> making news in america this morning. >> nature's wrath. a coast-to-coast rampage. everything from tornadoes to heavy snow. and it's not over yet. >>> was an airport controller asleep on the job? big changes after airliners were forced to land with no one in the tower. >>> and then this -- >> maybe georgie boy didn't have the stuff. maybe he didn't have it in him. >> memories of screen icon elizabeth taylor. >>> good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us today. the first week of spring has come in with a bang, hitting some big chunks of the country, with everything from tornados to even heavy snow. >> in fact, one twister touched down in northern california last night. it damaged a half-dozen homes along a path that stretched at least a mile long. as the state braces for more nasty weather, cleanup continues in the east, after severe storms rip through pennsylvania. we get the latest from brad wheelis. >> reporter: neighborhoods in suburban pittsburgh were blown apart by a powerful tornado. at least 40 homes and a school in hempfield were damaged, moments after last nigh
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
, pat buchanan. also the washington correspondent for bbc world news america, catty kay, and former white house chief of staff of president george w. bush, andy card in the studio with us this morning. >> we will show some of the headlines just to show -- >> big ones. >> what a big story this is. catty, you lived in japan over three years. give us your insight on some images we are seeing. >> i was there for the kobe earthquake that was in 1995. we are all focused on the nuclear crisis. all of those families who have lost somebody, lost parents, you're hearing the japanese talking in muted ways about their loss. but for japanese, who find expressing emotion in public very hard and it's not in their culture, that's like having histrionics. this is a society going through mass shock at the moment. >> a cultural difference. >> they prepare all their lives for the big one, all trained for it. when it happens and you've lost your father or daughter or lost your spouse, it's heartbreaking. >> of course, the big news, mika, yet, obviously, more nuclear problems, the situation goes from bad
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
, military operation. if america can't do this, if america leaves gadhafi in power, american will look weaker until the region. >> gadhafi must go was said many times by this president and yet this mission is not intent on bringing him down. so i guess the question is -- >> let's just break that fiction right now. that is a fiction. do they not know, mark halperin, inside the white house that they have to drive him from power now for the reasons i stated. because if he stays in power, we've got a very angry man with oil money who will use it to kill americans on u.s. soil. because all of these people that wanted to rush in and said we have to go in and start a war with a third muslim power. this is what they have set loose. >> i agree. at this point there's no other alternative or outcome that's acceptable for america's interest in the region. but it's not a sure thing that he can be driven from power or that if he is driven from power that the vacuum that's left is to american's advantage. it's a dangerous line that's been krosd but it has been crossed. >> the inten is the humanitarian, the
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 3:05am EDT
on "america this morning" and "good morning america," we'll take you back to japan for the very latest on the ongoing disaster. >>> in other news, the persian gulf nation of bahrain is under a three month state of emergency. a reaction to what's escalated into deadly political unrest. demonstrators are calling for political reforms and a change in bahrain's long established monarchy. the military force led by saudi arabia has been clashing with the protesters. so far at least three people have died and hundreds more injured. the u.s. navy's main base in the region is located in bahrain. >>> and in libya, moammar gadhafi's forces appear set for an offensive on the main stronghold of the rebellion there. opposition fighters were routed from a key city yesterday opening the way to their base in benghazi. in his newest comment gadhafi called the rebels rats and also claimed only hundreds not thousands have been killed in the fighting. >>> and with that, here's a look at your wednesday weather. a wet day from san francisco north with seattle expecting heavy rain. up to 2 feet of snow in the
CNN
Mar 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
sure gadhafi does go, america's credibility and prestige suffers all over the world. i had the opportunity -- >> we can't afford to let him stay in office? >> we can't afford to let him stay in office. i want to say, too, the first people that asked john and me to please do something to help the opposition to gadhafi and libya were the students, the young people, who led the uprising in egypt. they see gadhafi's targets in libya as their brothers and sisters in this arab spring. and if gadhafi survives, the arab spring maybe comes to an end, at least it doesn't move beyond tunisia and egypt. >> on a tactical level, he is acting land, sea and air. we can take out the air and sea component of that very quickly. this is ideal terrain for air power. this is made for aviators. and so i think with significant air assets we can have a really big impact. now, how quickly we can move back and get him out, i think it's going to be a matter of time. >> and by that, you mean months? because what you're doing really is -- >> you see, there's so much got to go with morale and momentum. i
CNN
Mar 27, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 8:00pm EST
jobs in america. >> the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly two years. >> unequivocally a good report. total new jobs created 192,000. >> most private sector jobs in nearly two years. >> news gets better. >> unemployment dipped to 8.9%. that's a good road map. >> i think we're on the right path. >> seems to be a very good report. >> republicans take credit for the good and of course blame the president for it not being good enough. >> john boehner put out a statement saying this improvement in the job situation is welcome news, but he says this is far above where the obama administration promised it would be. >> republicans in wisconsin that promised to make jobs are going to cut jobs. >> governor scott walker in wisconsin says he will begin to issue thousands of layoff notices to state workers today. >> could it slow the economic recovery? >> 77% of people, 77% of people in the country say unions should be able to hold onto what the republicans in wisconsin are trying to take from them. >> but jobs are not what mike huckabee is worried about. >> he is
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm EST
daughter, carrying on in schools in america. he has my 100% support. >> often in these circumstances, people concentrate on the victim of the bullying without thinking beyond that in the immediate family. i wonder if you could describe for us how difficult the last year has been. >> yes, to a certain extent. some things, you simply cannot describe and cannot talk about. things like uncontrolled tears, the things that remind you, little things like going into a supermarket, seeing grapes, phoebe's favorite food, reaching out for them and then realizing. it keeps coming back and it keeps hitting you and keeps giving you immense distress. i can only imagine, how bad this is for me, how much worse it is for ann, thinking of the child she carried for nine months, breast-fed, brought up, and helped and that goes on every time there's another phone call or someone else mentioned it, it brings it all back. it hasn't been allowed to go away. we cannot let my little girl lie in her gave in peace because we are continually being pestered by the fact that she's a poster child for a campaign whic
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 12:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 3:00pm EDT
22nd and 23rd fatalities this year. a massive jump from last. who's killing cops in america? >>> war counsel? >> we better be in it to win it. >> sarah palin, john boehner, donald rumsfeld joins the line of critics against the president's acts in libya. could some of them actually have a point? >>> before we go any further, we should note, mrs. palin's definition of winning would mean colonel gadhafi goes and the peep of libya choose their own d destiny. on the ground and in the air, rebels fighting gadhafi's forces displays their own ideas of a manifest destiny using coalition forces, air strikes to continue attacking forces. the fighting's been intense. focus, city of ms. rat ta, where coalition bombs and missiles destroys tanks and artillery. in washington, the complaints against the president's strategy grows, as more politicians and pundits called on president obama to clearly define the u.s. mission in libya. a mission the white house insists should not be called a war. so, so far, the president has kept hisle. if it drops like a bomb, u.s. forces over libyaa are most
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2011 11:00am EST
a failure. meanwhile, the legal black hole has substantially set back america's ability to lead the world against the threat of terrorism and undermined our most basic values. so, make no mistake, we are less safe because the way george bush has handled this issue. >> this latest development sets the stage for the prosecution of several 9/11 suspects including alleged master mere khalid shaikh mohammed, but the questions remain, can the u.s. realistically try terror suspects and close down the prison at the same time. richard wolffe is at the white house with the latest on this. let's start with why the reversal on the president's position here. >> reporter: well, this reversal has been in the work x for a couple of years now and it starts up with the politics of it. they turned against this president early in his term when democrats joined with republicans to cut off funding to transfer prisoners to a high security prison likely to be illinois, but once the politics changed and we saw it with the recent defense spending bill there was no physical way or a practical way they could really
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2011 3:00pm EST
budget, at the very least, we should make sure when young children are watching tv in america they can learn their abcs and make sure they begin to learn rude metropolitantory math skills. >> i want to move on if i can to congressman peter king's hearinhearin hearings to take place tomorrow. i know you have a role with regard to homeland security. what do you think of his argument that this is an important subject and political correctness has stopped us from discussing islamic extremism? >> well, it is an important subject. and i think that anytime it you paint a religious minority or any religious group or any group at all with the same broad brush, that that is really inappropriate. as a member of a religious minority myself, one that has been painted with a broad brush unfairly on many an occasion, i think we really are running the risk of traveling down a slippery slope. during world war ii, martin, we thought that was appropriate with japanese americans. and we ended up putting them in internment camps and painted them all in the same way and now decades later, we realize that wa
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 11:00am EDT
there, very rapidly america is going to take up this leadership position that comes in part from a coincidence that happens because the united states is now chairing the asia-pacific group, the apec group of countries so there's a leadership role that will america is going to take on anyway because it's an asia-pacific leader. there are those deep concerns that what we've seen in terms of job growth would get stalled by the third largest economy in the world struggling. >> we continue to watch the escalating crisis going on there considering the nuclear power plant, the crippled nuclear power plant. i want to touch on with you americans in japan. what is the state department saying about any evacuations and working with the families who have questions here at home? >> there is consular work where they're trying to reach out to americans in japan, but there isn't talk of evacuations for now. remember, there is also the politics here of how america is seen by japanese officials as a very, very close ally. no closer ally to order evacuations or recommend evacuations at this stage wo
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 4:00am PDT
was scattered over a wide area of the bay. >>> and our coverage continues today on "good morning america," with a look at how many american nuclear plants are also located near earthquake fault lines. >>> well, there are some major developments in the middle east this morning. we're seeing a crackdown against anti-government protesters in the persian gulf nation of bahrain. now, they flooded out of the main square in bahrain's capital, after security forces fired tear gas and then opened fire. two people are dead. many more are injured. it comes one day after the country declared a state of emergency. >>> now, to politics here in the u.s. our new poll of republican-leaning voters makes for some ready tough reading for sarah palin. 58% view her favorably, which is actually an all-time low for her. palin has a higher unfavorable rating, up to 37%, than other gop candidates. among them, mitt romney has a 60% favorable rating and 21% unfavorable. the poll gives mike huckabee the highest marks. 61% favorable. 18% unfavorable. >>> and the last american world war i veteran has been laid to rest
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 7:00pm EST
tonight about hpv and men, and new numbers, both surprising and disturbing. >>> america at the crossroads, what skills are folks going to need in this economy, and how to get them. tom brokaw with tonight's report. >>> "making a difference" for young superheroes. using the power of fun to help build strong minds. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, the white house reported some new numbers today about women in this country. and while in many ways women continue to pass men by, an old problem is just as bad, just as serious and it continues to hold women back economically. while female students were something of a novelty at some colleges and universities just two, three generations ago, they're now the majority on campus. but then comes the problem, the pay gap in the workplace, and that hasn't changed. it's where we begin tonight with nbc news white house correspondent savannah guthrie. savannah, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. aides say this white house report compiles a mountain of federal data to provide a snapshot
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
be getting worse. >> i'm ali velshi, cnn exclusive. president obama defends america's role in libya and talks about whether he deserved that nobel peace prize. >>> research in motion is going to try to take down the ipad with its own tablet pc. let's get started, "american morning" begins right now. >>> all right. good morning. it is wednesday. >> yesterday we thought we were making some progress in japan. with heard they had restored power to a couple of the reactors, and again this morning. news has taken a turn for the worse. >> black smoke is rising from one of the reactors at daiichi's power plant and dangerous levels of radiation have been discovered in the tap water in tokyo. levels in the tap water there are double the legal limit for infants to drink. tokyo is 150 miles from the crippled daiichi power station. the likely source, of course, of this contamination. residents are being warned not to allow babies to drink tap water. and there are radiation issues with the food in japan, as well. we've been telling you about this. and now the food and drug administration are banning all mi
ABC
Mar 15, 2011 4:00am PDT
and also on "good morning america." live coverage from our team in japan, including diane sawyer and david muir. >>> and now, for this morning's weather around the country. a pretty wet day from seattle to san francisco. up to three feet of mountain snow in the cascades. and a foot in the rockies. a wintry mix from the dakotas to northern minnesota. some showers in the ohio valley down to nashville, charleston, west virginia, raleigh and atlanta. >> 45 degrees in boston. 51 in baltimore. 66 in new orleans. chicago gets up to 45. omaha, 56. and fargo, 37 degrees. 50s from seattle to boise and billings. and sacramento gets up to 65. phoenix, coming in near 90. >>> we'll have the other morning's top -- this morning's other news coming up next, including a dolphin nearly crushes a woman in florida. bizarre story there. >> you have to see that. >>> also, death on the launch pad. how a worker died while preparing "endeavour" for liftoff. >>> and we'll return to the quake zone, as misplaced family members find each other, five days into this tragedy. ererererr >>> and welcome back, everybody. we
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:35pm PDT
on our website, go to abcnews.com. >>> well, when we come back, is she america's last great movie star? we look at the pantheon of hollywood's legendary seductresses and what today's silver screen starlets owe to elizabeth taylor. depression is a serious medical condition. i feel like i have to wind myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] ask your doctor about pristiq®, a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain, serotonin and norepinephrine. tell your doctor right away if your depression worsens or you have unusual changes in mood, behavior, or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, teens and young adults. pristiq is not approved for children under 18. do not take pristiq with maois. taking pristiq with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. tell your doctor about all your medications, including those for migraine, to avoid a potentially life-thre
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 5:30am EDT
people the congress and our troops what the mission in libya is and what america's role is in achieving that mission. political bloggers accusing newt gingrich of flip-flopping after saying the u.s. should establish a no-fly zone over libya. >> what would do you? >> exercise a no-fly zone this evening. communicate that gadhafi was gone and the sooner they switch side the more likely they would be to survive. this is a moment to get rid of him. do it. get it over with. the united states doesn't need anybody's permission. >> that was on march 7th. yesterday the former house speaker appeared to think otherwise during an interview on the "today" show. >> do you think moammar gadhafi has to go as a result of this military intervention? >> i think that now -- let me draw a distinction. i would not have intervened. i think there were a lot of other ways to effect gadhafi. i think there are a lot of allies in the region we could have worked with. i would not are used american and european forces. >> hes on his facebook stage the two statements are not a contradiction. his bottom line is he wish
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2011 7:00am EST
little more than stir up anti-muslim hatred in america. [ female announcer ] sometimes you need tomorrow to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. motrin pm. and here's what we did today in homes all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do even more. we're cleaner, domestic, abundant and ready now. we're america's natural gas. the smarter power today. learn more at anga.us. challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. new regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lifting for such a lightweight. [ female announcer ] olay regenerist. you've never held it in your hand, then unleashed it with a fingertip. never watched pixels whip by at
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2011 10:00am EDT
of this any time soon. >>> president obama continues his trip through latin america today, but continuing to keep his eye on the events unfolding half a world away. he tells the international community why this operation is a necessary step for america. >> this is not an outcome that the united states or any of our partners sought. we're acting as part of a coalition with partnerses prepared to meet their responsibilities to protect the people of libya and uphold the mandate of the international community. >> savanna guthrie is live. another good morning. any official reaction from the folks right there to what has happened overnight? >> reporter: not so far. the many president is actually on his way to the tour of favella, so he's sticking to the schedule, bull getting his briefings, and was briefed this morning, as he is every day on intelligence matters. he's got the national security team, that part of it traveling with him. he's in close contact with the secretary of state clinton and other security aides, but in terms of the trip he's on his way to this tour, a cultural performance
CNN
Mar 5, 2011 11:00am EST
that has an impact on every household in america. soaring gas prices. the unrest in libya is helping fuel that surge. since yesterday, you're paying on average two cents more for a gallon of regular unleaded. the national average, $3.49. and this is going to shock you. this time last year, the average price for that same gallon of gasoline was $2.72. higher gas prices are tied to the jump in the price of oil. it's above $104 a barrel right now. investors are worried about supply disruption if the unrest in north africa and the middle east keeps spread iing. the fight for libya is now in its 19th day. the violence escalating every hour. rebels capture ras lanuf. but forces loyal to moammar gadhafi are striking back on the ground and also from the air. new offensives under way in the town of zawiya, a half hour from the capital of tripoli. it has changed hands several times in recent days. right now the rebels are in control. we've been talking to a resident of zawiya. for his own safety, we won't identify him. we do have him with us to tell us exactly what's happening there. sir, can you h
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 2:00pm EST
, as american-muslims welcome real dialogue and real debate about radicalization in america in general or islam in america in general. but tying radicalization with islam, i think, sends the wrong message. we also have concerns about congressman king himself because he has made several anti-islamic statements in the past, including a statement he made several years ago that there are too many mosques in america. so if congressman king was interested in real dialogue in a real debate, he should have invited the leaders and the representatives of the american-muslim community, not people who do not represent anybody except themselves. >> the president of the center for study of islam and democracy. we want to listen in to congressman peter king, who is speaking with reporters. >> i think the doctor, mr. bledsoe provided such an insight into the muslim-american community, the challenges that that community faces and in many ways how the worst victims, those who are worst victimized by the radicalization of the muslim-american community, by al qaeda, are the muslim-americans themselves especially i
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2011 11:00am EDT
tokyo for us. chris, thanks so much. >>> disaster relief from america and some 70 countries is pouring into japan, in addition to arriving with supplies, u.s. rescue teams are on the ground to search for survivors. joining me is msnbc contributor richard wolfe. we know that the white house was very quick to throw its condolenceses and also its full weight and strength to help out japan. wh what's the latest on how the white house is keeping close tabs on the growing situation? >> reporter: we heard the president talking this morning about the offer he made to the japanese prime minister for any assistance and need they need as well as the expressions of deep condolences for the loss of life. but the kind of technical expertise that has been offered in the first instance has been fairly limited. a couple of world-renowned search and rescue teams, most especially the nuclear expertise that has come from the united states as well, with a team in tokyo, some nuclear experts, of course, the secretary of energy is a nuclear physicist and noble prize winner in his own right as well. so there
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